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DEORBIT DURATION

CALCULATOR

Need to Deorbit
Your Satellite?

Use our Deorbit Calculator to find out how long
it will take for your satellite to deorbit.

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Does Your Satellite Qualify for Streamlined FCC Licensing?

Satellites of 180 kg or less can save over $440,000 in FCC license application fees if they deorbit within 6 years of launch.

Determine what Spinnaker dragsail will allow you to qualify for streamlined Part 25 FCC licensing.

Things You’ll Learn:

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    Satellite deorbit duration without a dragsail

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    Recommended Spinnaker dragsail for your application

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    How to qualify for streamlined FCC licensing
    and save over $440,000 in application fees

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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How does the Deorbit Calculator work?

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What does it take to qualify for streamlined Part 25 FCC licensing?

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How much money will I save through streamlined Part 25 FCC licensing?

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What if my vehicle is not one of the standard geometries available through the Deorbit Calculator?

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What if my vehicle will deorbit from an elliptical orbit?

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Why use a dragsail for deorbit instead of propulsion?

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Can I use a dragsail for targeted reentry?

Determine the deorbit duration
for your small satellite.